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“Probably” Perfect

September 24, 2011

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These umbrellas are everywhere in Brasov, and they crack me up. They want to make such a profound statement, but with the slightest insecurity, they don’t want to disappoint anyone. I think they’re brilliant. Today, I wandered the streets thinking of where else “probably” would be great to use. I ended up at the altar, […]

Everybody needs a Steve.

September 24, 2011

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Breakfast with my friends. At home, so easily connected to people we already know through smartphones, laptops and texts, it’s easy to not buck up the courage to talk to the people at the next table. What is so incredible about backpacking is the need each of us has for company. Most of us are […]

“To get home, just follow the river.”

September 24, 2011

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In need of a Bucha-Rest.

September 23, 2011

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I spent much of the other morning with this cat in my lap. For a long time, it stood on my stomach, purring and doing this hysterical little march in place on my lap. Left up, right up, left up, right up. Repeat. I set out yesterday to do some cheap wardrobe shopping. I don’t […]

Do you have change for that bribe?

September 23, 2011

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I got off the train ready to hate Bucharest. Our train left Veliko Tarnovo at 12:50a.m. I was traveling with Alex, a woman traveling independently for four months on the same route as me, if mostly done in reverse order, three months down and one to go, and with Andy, Minnesota Russian lit major my […]

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